The purpose of the Indian Education program is to increase academic achievement, decrease the dropout rate, and to improve the school climate of American Indian students in a culturally appropriate manner. This program addresses five specific goal areas, with a special focus on ensuring that all children are ready for school, all racial and economic achievement gaps between students are closed, and that all students are college and career ready.
- American Indian Literacy Resources
- Cultural Support
- Tribal Language Support
- Tribal History Support
- Cultural Field Trips
- South of the River Powwow
Career & College Readiness
- ACT Prep
- College Visits
- Scholarship Information
- 3rd Grade Math & Literacy
- Reading Coaches
- 504 Plan Support
- Individual Education Plan Support
Indian Education Forms:
Indian Education Curriculum:
- American Indian Values Curriculum – 8/24/16
- American Indian Sovereignty Curriculum – 2/25/13
- Gaming, treaties, land, nation inside a nation, taxation laws.
- American Indian Oral Traditions Curriculum – 2/25/13
Humor, truth, Dakota, Anishinabe.
- American Indian Music and Dance Curriculum – 2/25/13
Drums, flute, stories, lullabies.
- American Indian Leadership Curriculum – 2/22/13
Warriors, consensus, elders.
- American Indian Harmony and Balance Curriculum – 2/22/13
Social issues, environmental issues, respect, conservation.
- American Indian Family Life Curriculum – 2/21/13
Survival, spirituality, effects of government policies, education.
- American Indian Contributions Curriculum – 2/21/13
Holistic medicine, education, music, ecology.
- American Indian Art Curriculum – 2/20/13
Petroglyphs, pictographs, lithographs, silkscreen prints.
American Indian College Scholarships
American Indian Parent Committee Meetings 2017-18
The American Indian Parent Committee (AIPC) serves in an advisory role to the Lakeville Area Public School District to help ensure that American Indian students receive culturally relevant and equitable educational opportunities. The AIPC is critical to the achievement and success of American Indian students statewide.
- Dec. 19, 2017
- Feb. 20, 2018
- April 24, 2018
American Indian Communities in Minnesota
5344 Lakeshore Drive, PO Box 16
Nett Lake, MN 55772
218-757-3261 or 1-877-528-8519
Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa
1720 Big Lake Road
Cloquet, MN 55720
Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa
P O Box 428
Grand Portage 55605
Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe
190 Sailstar Drive NW
Cass Lake, MN 56633
Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
Mille Lacs Band Government Center
43408 Oodena Drive
Onamia, MN 56359
Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians
Red Lake Nation Headquarters
PO Box 550
Red Lake, MN 56671
218-679-3341 or 866-311-9758
White Earth Band of Ojibwe
29872 260th St
Naytahwaush, MN 56566
Minnesota Chippewa Tribe
PO Box 217
Cass Lake, MN 56633
Lower Sioux Indian Community
39527 Res. Highway 1, P.O. Box 308
Morton, MN 56270
Prairie Island Indian Community
5636 Sturgeon Lake Road
Welch, MN 55089
651-385-2554 or 1-800-554-5473
Shakopee/Mdewakanton Sioux Community
2330 Sioux Trail NW
Prior Lake, MN 55372
Upper Sioux Community – Pezihutazizi Oyate
PO Box 147
5722 Travelers Lane
Granite Falls, MN 56421
American Indian Education Resources